How to Make the Move from Spreadsheets to ERP

Most small businesses start out by managing everything in spreadsheets. Why not? They are cheap and everyone already knows how to use a spreadsheet, even if it is just in the most basic sense. This is an okay method of tracking data, until the business starts to grow and the data starts to grow. Spreadsheets will quickly become unmanageable, time consuming, and collaboration will be impossible. Worst of all, manually punching numbers into a spreadsheet is prone to error, 100 quickly turns to 1000 and you’ve lost all meaning to your data. When these problems arise is when it’s time to switch from spreadsheets to ERP.
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